Statistically the facts speak for themselves. Among the 804 Nobel prizewinners up till today, 176 are Jews – 100 times larger than their proportion in the world’s population.
On Monday evening at the festive annual reception of COJECO – the Central Council for Jewish Émigré Organizations, in Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage, Sandy Cahn of New York .
By Asher Weill If anyone was in doubt that there is a resurgence of Jewish life in the Former Soviet Union, they would certainly have thought otherwise had they spent a few hours in the occasionally exhausting but often...
Slowly, changes are a-foot on the American Jewish philanthropic landscape. The federation system – like several other organizations – has experienced a decreasing donor base even though an older core demographic is often giving more.
In a festive event at the Yitzhak Rabin Center in Tel Aviv this evening, Limmud FSU 2010 on the theme of Jewish Nobel prize winners was launched.
Limmud FSU is a unique international movement for informal Jewish education that was set up in 2006 by Chaim Chesler in order to create an educational-social-cultural framework to advance pluralistic Jewish discourse for Russian-speakers in the Russian Federation.